No Way to Contact Your Company? The first mistake to avoid is one we see all the time: There’s no way to contact a company from their website. Did you know that one of the top reasons your current customers visit your website is to get contact information, like a phone number?
I’m sure you’ve had the same experience. You want to contact a company, so you go to their website and poke around. After a few minutes of not being able to find a way to call a real person, send an email or fill out a web form, you give up, never to work with the company again. Many companies try to hide from their customers, and make it really tough to find a way to contact them.
This usually comes from companies trying to avoid the high cost of having someone answer the phone or respond to emails. They usually hide behind a philosophy that everything you might need can be found on their website. But in the real world, websites are difficult to navigate, and often you want to talk to a real person to answer your question. Or at least fill out a contact form. We recommend putting your phone number in at least two places on every page. On our site, for example, our phone number is built into the navigation: